Get Ready: Sunset Strip Music Festival Adds More Hot Bands

Photo: LATF USA 2013 SSMF coverage

The 7th annual SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVALis quickly approaching and today festival organizers announced artists performing on the MURS 316 Stage and additional artists playing the iconic Whisky A Go-Go and The Roxy as part of the two-day music festival on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21. SSMF features 70 bands over 2 days on 1 legendary strip!

The newly added MURS 316 Stage curated and hosted by MURS features headliners Bun B, Riff Raff, Dizzy Wright, DJ Quik and Killer Mike, plus many more.  The well-known MC held his first sold-out show at The Roxy in 2003 and celebrates The Strip by creating the first ever dedicated hip hop stage at SSMF.

The Roxy and Whisky A Go-Go will feature a variety of artists over the two-day festival from The Last International, Break Science and FMLYBAND at The Roxy to LA Guns, Unwritten Law, Onyx and Cattle Decapitation at Whisky A Go-Go, to name just a few. Bands will fill the venues each night as concertgoers make their way up and down The Strip on September 20 and 21.  SSMF ticketed attendees can watch the performances in the venues throughout the day and into the night and after the street fest closes until 2:00 a.m. Entrance is first-come, first-served.

The venue shows are in addition to the street festival, which features outdoor stages and includes Jane’s Addiction, Empire Of The Sun, Failure, Destructo, Cold War Kids, Kaiser Chiefs, Mayer Hawthorne, ††† (Crosses), Iration, Minus the Bear, The Birds of Satan, Big Data, Nightmare and the Cat, We Came as Romans, Beware of Darkness, Tove Lo, Big Freedia, Nostalghia, Fenech-Soler, and Say Say.

The festival kicks off on Friday, September 19 at the House of Blues Sunset Strip with Jane’s Addiction being honored with the “Elmer Valentine Award.” This award celebrates the music and icons that have made an impact on the legacy of The Strip.

The two-day street festival will include three outdoor stages, interactive experiences, food, beverage and much more, transforming The Sunset Strip into the ultimate concert destination.  Sunset Strip Music Festival Street Fest will take place on Sunset Blvd. between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard from 2:00 – 11:00 p.m. on Saturday and 2:00 – 10 p.m. on Sunday. Sunset Boulevard will be closed to vehicular traffic between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard from Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 3 a.m. until Monday, September 22, 2014 at 6 a.m.

FESTIVAL LINEUP:

Saturday, September 20th

THE ROXY
The Last International
The Beta Machine
Queen Caveat
Fathers & Suns
Michael Rey & The Woebegones
Kansas City Bankroll

WHISKY A GO-GO
LA Guns
Unwritten Law
Nekrogoblikon
Fartbarf
Bonnet
The Killing Lights
Future Villians
Wild Roses
Dirty Machine

OUTDOOR STAGES
Jane’s Addiction
Failure
Cold War Kids
††† (Crosses)
Minus the Bear
Kaiser Chiefs
The Birds of Satan
Nightmare and the Cat
Beware of Darkness
Say Say

MURS 316 STAGE
Bun B
Riff Raff
Dizzy Wright
Zion I
Mod Sun
King Fantastic
Propaganda
Joey Fatts and A$ton Matthews
Tay F 3rd
Phillyblunts
Toni Monroe
**Hosted by Murs

Sunday, September 21th

THE ROXY
Break Science
FMLYBAND
Babes
Lincoln Jesser
MYPET
Strangers You Know

WHISKY A GO-GO
Onyx
Cattle Decapitation
Metalachi
Chon
Abloom
The Young Rapscallions
DFL
The Narwhals
Signal City

OUTDOOR STAGES
Empire Of The Sun
Destructo
Mayer Hawthorne
Iration
Big Data
Tove Lo
Big Freedia
We Came as Romans
Nostalghia
Fenech-Soler

MURS 316 STAGE
DJ Quik
Killer Mike
N.O.R.E.
IAMSU
RA the Rugged Man
SPEAK
POS   
CES Cru
Pterodactyl Jones
Ill Camille
**Hosted by Murs

Tickets for the 2014 SSMF street festival are on sale now via the official ticketing provider, Eventbrite, at https://SSMF2014.eventbrite.com.  Ticket options include: Single Day General Admission for $75 or a 2-Day festival pass for $125.

VIP tickets range from $149-$499 per ticket and include in-and-out privileges from the festival, access to the rooftop VIP area with views of the West stage, plus additional amenities that vary per level.

For hotel accommodations and additional activities surrounding the festival visit SSMF.com/hotels or visitwesthollywood.com.

SSMF’s sponsors include Jack Daniel’s, Gibson Brands, Bud Light, Monster Energy, Hornburg Land Rover/Jaguar and Tequila Herradura.  Promotional partners include CBS RADIO's Los Angeles stations, (KROQ, KCBS, AMP Radio, KRTH, KNX and KTWV), KTLA5, Eventbrite, Whole Foods, Keurig, the City of West Hollywood and Visit West Hollywood.

For more information about SSMF, visit www.SSMF.com,www.facebook.com/sunsetstripmusicfestival and www.Twitter.com/SSMF

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